Stress & how it affects the thyroid

Stress & how it affects the thyroid Blog by Waco Center for Functional Medicine

Do you know what your body does when you experience stress? It produces cortisol. Cortisol is an adrenal hormone that is meant to help your body respond to stressful situations. But…too much and too often can have damaging effects on your thyroid. Here’s why: ➡️Cortisol increases the production of reverse T3 (rT3), which blocks thyroid […]

Is your reflux med causing bone loss?

Is your reflux med causing bone loss?

Let’s talk about reflux. SO MANY of our patients come to us on PPI’s (prilosec, protonix, nexium etc.) and many have been on them for years!!! This is an absolute disaster for proper absorption of nutrients, vitamins and digestion of proteins. When you take a PPI, it lowers the amount of hydrochloric acid (HCL) in […]

What Can Functional Medicine Treat?

Functional Medicine in Waco TX by Waco Center for Functional Medicine

The most vital goal of the body is to maintain health and life. As the world buckles under the weight of countless life-threatening diseases, many people now seek functional medicine, wondering if it can help them. Functional medicine aims to help the body recover from chronic health issues and maintain health at the highest level […]

A 3-Step Guide To Cleanse Your Gut, And A Program Associated With It

A 3-Step Guide To Cleanse Your Gut, And A Program Associated With It

Bacteria are usually seen as the bad guys. They are responsible for some of the most common diseases and illnesses, such as colds and food poisoning. But in reality, bacteria are also an essential part of our lives. It assists in digesting food and protects us from harmful bacteria that might be lurking in our […]

What is Functional Medicine? What Does It Do to Our Body ?

Functional Medicine in Waco TX by Waco Center for Functional Medicine

The global pandemic has made health and safety everyone’s priority more than ever. Many people are now genuinely concerned about staying healthy and avoiding getting sick when everyone around them is. This opens many opportunities for people to branch out the standard norms in medicine. Some were changing drastically, while others added more to the […]